Category: Awards

Rathbun named 2022 H.L. Hall National Yearbook Adviser of the Year

By Erinn Harris, MJE, awards chair Eight yearbook advisers ended the semester with an extra reason to celebrate. JEA President Sarah Nichols, MJE, traveled to Rock Canyon High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, Dec. 21, to surprise Kristi Rathbun, MJE, as she was named JEA’s 2022 H.L. Hall National Yearbook Adviser of the Year. The…
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12 advisers honored with 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award

By Erinn Harris, MJE, awards chair Twelve individuals who have contributed significantly throughout their scholastic journalism careers have been named Journalism Education Association Lifetime Achievement Award recipients. They will be honored April 9 at the Spring JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention in Los Angeles. The award recipients are Martha Akers, Purcellville, Virginia Judy Allen,…
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NSMC awards 37 superior ratings in fall contest

By Nancy Smith, MJE, NSMC chair The National Student Media Contests were all completed virtually for the Fall 2021 JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention. In all, 405 students competed in photo, broadcast, graphic design, literary magazine, design and writing contests. There were 197 winning students comprising 37 superior, 70 excellent and 90 honorable mention…
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JEA awards celebrated in video presentation

With the virtual Fall JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention, there wasn’t the traditional advisers award ceremony. JEA Awards Chair Erinn Harris, MJE, created this 20-minute video to celebrate the fall award winners. The video includes speeches from three awardees: Administrator of the Year Scott Kizner, Ph.D.; Broadcast Adviser of the Year Andrew Chambers, MJE,…
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Online submission materials for fall 2021 NSMC available

Online submission materials are made available for use in preparing entries for selected JEA National Student Media Contests.  Each zip file contains contest instructions and all materials needed to complete your entry.  For full contest information, go to the main JEA National Student Media Contests page. 01: Newswriting View/download assignment prompt 02: Editorial Writing View/download assignment prompt…
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